Start a New Student Organization

Looking to start a new student organization? Want to be involved but have other ideas of what to do? Visit Student Life to talk about taking on the rewarding challenge of creating a new organization. We want to help you discuss the goals and objectives of the new group and are a resource for you through this process to help make it a success!

How do I get started?

  1. Complete the application to charter a student organization
  2. Select an advisor
  3. Verify eligibility of members
  4. Create a mission statement and constitution
  5. Receive McHenry County College approval
  6. Request an account number from human resources
  7. Be active!

Review the Guide to Chartering a New Student Organization

What else should I know?

I have more questions about starting a student organization.

Review the complete Student Organization Policy Manual and Resource Guide 1.5 MB to learn more about writing a mission statement, resources available to student organizations and policies.